[ddj] Developer Internship with Data Visualization Firm (Washington, DC - fall or winter)

William Merrow wmerrow at graphicacy.com
Fri Sep 25 20:59:58 UTC 2015

Graphicacy <http://graphicacy.com/> is looking for *developer interns* to
do front-end development for interactive web-based data visualizations.  We
have an ongoing internship program and are looking year-round for qualified
and interested candidates, with the potential to become full time members
of our growing team.

Here at Graphicacy we describe what we do as "creative analytic design."
Our services include data visualization, interactive applications,
information graphics, data analysis, graphic design, motion graphics,
illustration, and seminars, for clients such as the Center for American
Progress, Dreamworks, and Scientific American Magazine. This internship is
ideal for someone looking to gain experience in front-end development
working on artistic and data-rich projects. Examples of the kinds of
projects you would work on: http://graphicacy.com/work/


- Experience with front-end development with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

- Interest in building beautiful and useful interactive data visualizations

- Ability to keep to deadlines

Bonus points:

- Experience with D3/jQuery/backbone/angular or other visualization tools

- Experience with back-end technologies (RoR, Django, PHP)

- Knowledge of design and the Adobe Creative Suite

- Knowledge of statistical analysis (SQL, R or other statistical packages)

- Knowledge of mobile-first development

Our team is a diverse group with a mix of ages and backgrounds that include
political science, computer science, economics, advertising and PR, graphic
design, journalism, programming, software development and entrepreneurship.
We work in a stimulating environment at the WeWork Wonder Bread Factory in
the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs at graphicacy.com.
Please include a link to your Git or any relevant work samples.  We are
currently reviewing applications on a rolling basis for the fall and winter.

Will Merrow
Data Analyst / Developer

wmerrow at graphicacy.com
(603) 568-0366
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